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SD does 21- Training plan so far

Published on Dec 17th, 2011   +++++++++++++++++++++ So coming back to SD and his training plan. First some don’ts – Since he was epileptic there was going to be no pushing him into ‘stressful’ situations. Stress is  a known trigger for epilepsy...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Intro

This is a collection of a series of posts that were made on different dates, in various Internet fora, when a runner called SD was trained by me to run the Half Marathon of SCMM in Jan 2012. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ INTRODUCTORY POST – Dec, 16,2011 For a long time I was...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

Too much water? – Viewpoint of Dr Mercola

When I ran the Half Marathon of July on Sunday July 1st as part of the Bandra-NCPA run all that I consumed was water..just plain water. Even though the following were on offer I DID NOT consume
Posted On 14 Jul 2012

Book Knowledge Sharing – 1…Eat and Run by Scott Jurek

Book Knowledge Sharing – 1   Eat and Run by Scott Jurek I have been wanting to, for a long time, to share what I have found interesting in the various books on running that I have been reading. I do not want to be presumptuous and call it ‘Book Critic’ or ‘Book Review’ since I...
Posted On 25 Jun 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Waterlogged by Prof Tim Noakes

Fellow Runners: Prof Tim Noakes is one of the world’s leading authorities on fluid replacement for endurance athletes, besides being the author of ” Lore of Running”, which is the most exhaustive compilation of Scientific research for runners. His latest book is...
Posted On 10 Jun 2012

Comrades 2012 – Performance agewise analysis

We had 31 registrants from India for the Comrades 2012. The agewise break up of hte 31 were as under 3 were in the age group 20-29, 9 were in 30-39, 16 were in 40-49 and 3 were above 50. Out of the 31 who registered there were 18 who finished and the agewise break up is as...
Posted On 06 Jun 2012

S.W.E.A.T – A busy weekend

In the weekend of June 2/3 we crossed a significant milestone. We crossed 10 locations and covered 173 runners. On Saturday we did the study at MIG club…a repeat location for those who could not make it earlier And then on Sunday we did the study at Aarey Milk Colony  at a...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012

Comrades UltraMarathon – The Indian team

Here are some stats on the Comrades contingent from India. – We are now having one of the largest team numbers only exceeded by other countries such as USA, UK, Canada, Russia etc – Out of the 32 who show of them Nagesh Rao is actually an Indian from Canada...
Posted On 03 Jun 2012

Indian Runners in Comrades UltraMarathon

Fellow Runners, As most of you probably know, tomorrow Sunday June 3rd, is the 89 kms Comrades UltraMarathon. Here is quick update on the event and how to track those runners whose progress you wish to monitor. The event has grown in popularity over the last 3 years ever since...
Posted On 02 Jun 2012

Sabja / Chia – Side by side close up – 2

Next I opened both the packets and put some seeds side to side for comparison. The one of the left is our friendly neighbourhood Sabja. It is wholly black as you can see. The Chia on the right is more lighter gray and also some of them are white. In size both are approximately...
Posted On 02 Jun 2012